Argyresthia albistria (Haworth, 1828)

purple argent

on Prunus

parasite

In the autumn and the following spring the larva feeds on (flower) buds. Pupation in the soil in a papery cocoon.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Prunus cerasus, domestica, spinosa.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

pupa

See Patočka (1998a), Patočka & Turcáni (2005a)

references

Agassiz (1996a)m Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Cleve (1979a), Friese (1969a), Konečná (2013a), Leutsch (2011a), Patočka (1998a), Patočka & Turcáni (2005a).

mod 21.iii.2019